Susan Moss

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Susan Moss Tsunami Peace (Study) Oil on paper, 2011 50 x 38 inches Courtesy of the artist and Bleicher Gallery Value: $3,950 BUY IT: $1,950 (call 949.494.8971 x219) About the artist A breast cancer survivor, Moss has long been an advocate for women’s issues, health, and healing through her work. Her use of texture and thick layers of overlapping lines creates a sense of overpowering emotion and sensuality. Moss’s paintings and drawings are held by public and private collections … [Read more...]

Brad Howe

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  Brad Howe Candelillas Stainless steel, urethane, 2016 23 x 23 x 4 inches Courtesy of the artist Sold >> Click here for artist's website Brad Howe began his career in Brazil after studying history at the University of São Paulo. In his art he seeks to build on the tradition of geometric abstraction and to sustain that tradition as a living, viable discourse. His playful mobiles, wall hangings, furniture, and freestanding sculptures combine the dynamic planar … [Read more...]

Danny Heller

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  Danny Heller Eichler with Cypress Trees and Car Oil on canvas, 2016 30 x 36 inches Courtesy of the artist Sold >> Click here for artist's website Danny Heller was born in Northridge, California in 1982, and grew up in the San Fernando Valley. He earned a BA in Art, with an emphasis in painting, from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he studied under California landscape painter Hank Pitcher. After formative years spent capturing Santa Barbara’s surf … [Read more...]

Billy Al Bengston

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  Billy Al Bengston Fuji Acrylic on board, 2007 22 x 22 x 2 inches Courtesy of the artist Value: $25,000 Buy it Now: $12,500 >> Click here for artist's website Billy Al Bengston first gained critical attention for his cool, immaculately crafted paintings featuring a chevron motif, which are now recognized as icons of Pop Art. Born in Dodge City, Kansas, he moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1948 and has lived there ever since. He was a key player in the renowned … [Read more...]

Art Auction 2017 | Visitor Information

  Visitor Information . LOCATION Laguna Art Museum 307 Cliff Drive Laguna Beach, CA 92651 949.494.8971 Map it . . PARKING On the evening of Saturday, February 4, complimentary valet parking will be available in front of the museum for guests attending Art Auction 2017. Otherwise, metered parking is available surrounding the museum on Cliff Drive and Pacific Coast Highway. The meters accept quarters and credit cards only. Additional street parking is available in the … [Read more...]

Joseph Kleitsch, Portrait of Robert Fullonton, 1921

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Joseph Kleitsch Portrait of Robert Fullonton Oil on canvas, 1921 40 x 34 inches Gift of Marjory Adams Darling 1974.013 … [Read more...]

Anna Katharine Skeele, Rancho Church, New Mexico, c. 1930

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Anna Katharine Skeele Rancho Church, New Mexico Oil on canvas, c. 1930 20 x 27 inches Gift of the artist 1962.001 . Rancho Church, New Mexico depicts San Francisco de Asis Mission Church in Rancho de Taos, built between 1772 and 1816 by Franciscan fathers. It was a favorite subject for artists who came to the area, among them Ansel Adams and Georgia O’Keeffe. Skeele emphasizes the massiveness of the structure, which fills the composition and dwarfs the figures nearby. The fluffy white … [Read more...]

Anna Katharine Skeele

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Anna Katharine Skeele 1896-1963 . Painter and muralist Anna Katherine Skeele is best known for her studies of Southwest Native Americans. She began painting the people of the Southwest in 1928, when she first visited Taos, NM and was attracted to their dignity, humor, and simple approach to life. She returned to New Mexico often until 1957, and also went occasionally to Arizona, to paint and sketch the people and landscape in a style that was at first representational and later, around 1948, … [Read more...]

Lucienne de St. Mart, In My Garden, c. 1930

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Lucienne de St. Mart In My Garden Oil on masonite, c. 1930 33 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches Gift of Jean de St. Mart 1952.001 … [Read more...]

Lucienne de St. Mart

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Lucienne de St. Mart 1866-1953 . Lucienne de Saint-Mart was the daughter of French writer Louis Lemercier de Neuville. She was born in Laval, France in 1866 and trained as a painter from 1880. Between 1910 and 1918, she was a portrait painter at the court of Nicholas II in Russia, where she painted miniatures of the Tsar's children and a portrait of the Tsar. She left Russia during the 1917 revolution. Saint-Mart later lived in the United States, in New York and New Orleans, before settling … [Read more...]